Ben Franklin on the Value of Rational Debate

In comparison to the rational debate fostered by Franklin and his fellows, is our debate all too often irrational?

Why are Colleges Banning 'Any Product that Looks like a Cigarette'

Vaping 'culture' is the latest moral panic in higher education. 

The Actual ‘Sword in the Stone’?

Evidence suggests the Arthurian legend was inspired by the tomb of a reformed Tuscan knight. 

Reintegrating the Humanities

A knowledge of literature is not possible without an adequate knowledge of history, philosophy and theology.

True Education Involves Suffering

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruits are sweet.”

$36M Govt. Ad Campaign Encourages LGBT Community to … Quit Smoking

One prominent religious leader came out swinging against it. 

Audrey Hepburn on Life under Nazi Occupation

"It’s worse than you could ever imagine.” 

Student Detained For Using $2 Bill to Buy Lunch

No, it wasn’t counterfeit. 

Childless Women Now Want ‘Me-ternity’ Leave?!?

The reasoning behind the “meternity” is that women get burned out easier than men and need some time away from the office.

Instead of Socialism, How About Making EVERYBODY a Capitalist?

The ESOP model would mean every worker is a capitalist who can profit from their company’s success.

3 Simple Criteria for Choosing Books

Three ways adults, parents, and teachers can guide the reading habits of young people.

Why feminists hate Lord of the Rings

" has been my nightmare that J.R.R. Tolkien would turn out to be the most influential writer of the twentieth century." 

Do Most Humans Long to Be Ruled?

‘Tellingly, none of these Trump-era enthusiasms involve a reinvigoration of congressional prerogatives or a renewed push for federalism and states’ rights.’

Is 'More Diversity' Really the Answer to Racial Problems?

The San Francisco PD wants to 'diversity its officers' in response to racist text messages.

Children Help Adults to Grow Up

Consequently, an absence of children in society will also lead increasingly to an absence of grown-ups. 

Is there a Measurable Benefit to Public Art?

A three-year report offers fresh insight. 

What the Catholic Church Said about the Public Schools in 1852

They voiced the same concerns of many Americans today.

Prof’s CV of Failures Goes Viral (and Why That’s a Good Thing)

It turns out that creating a visible record of failures is an effective way to teach an important life lesson. 

'I’m Smarter than Everyone Else' Disease

The illness can take several forms and it often benefits the well-connected at the expense of everyone else.

Chesterton on the ‘New Rebel’

The modern man rebels against everything.

Does ‘Damaged Masculinity’ Explain the Surge in Gun Sales?

Are Americans buying more guns so they can feel powerful and in control again?    

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